Journal of Refractive Surgery


Journal of Refractive Surgery

The premier journal for refractive surgeons for over 30 years

The Journal of Refractive Surgery, the official journal of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has been a monthly peer-reviewed forum for original research, review, and evaluation of refractive and lens-based surgical procedures for more than 30 years. Practical, clinically valuable articles provide readers with the most up-to-date information regarding advances in the field of refractive surgery. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including “Translational Science,” “Surgical Techniques,” and “Biomechanics”
• Supplemental videos and materials available for many articles
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance


Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • February 2009
  • Volume 25 · Issue 2
Letters to the Editor

Changes in Ocular Higher Order Aberrations With Accommodation in Wavefront-guided LASIK Myopic Candidates

Shady T. Awwad, MD; Dorotheea Warmerdam, MD; Danny Lee, MD; R. Wayne Bowman, MD; H. Dwight Cavanagh, MD, PhD; James P. McCulley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):171-172

Corneal Ectasia After LASIK in a Patient With Superior Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Alok S. Bansal, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):172-174

Original Articles

Aberration-neutral Ablation Pattern in Hyperopic LASIK With the ESIRIS Laser Platform

Diego de Ortueta, MD, FEBO; Samuel Arba Mosquera, MSc; Holger Baatz, MD, FEBO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):175-184

Original Article

Correlation of Anterior Chamber Angle and Ciliary Sulcus Diameters With White-to-White Corneal Diameter in High Myopes Using Artemis VHF Digital Ultrasound

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC, FRCOphth; Ronald H. Silverman, PhD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); D. Jackson Coleman, MD; Mark J. Rondeau

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):185-194

LASIK for Myopia of –9.00 to –17.00 D With the VISX STAR S2: 2- to 5-year Follow-up

Ilpo S. Tuisku, MD; Nina Lindbohm, MD, PhD; Timo M. Tervo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):195-200

Ocular Aberrations Measured by the Fourier-based WaveScan and Zernike-based LADARWave Hartmann-Shack Aberrometers

Shady T. Awwad, MD; Stefanie Knapp, MD; James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Claudine Ghali, RN

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):201-209

Topical Bromfenac 0.09% vs Ketorolac 0.4% for the Control of Pain, Photophobia, and Discomfort Following PRK

Neal A. Sher, MD, FACS; William Bond, MD; Mikhail P. Golben, BS; William B. Trattler, MD; Shachar Tauber, MD; Terry G. Voirin, DO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):214-220

Evaluation of the Apparent Change in Posterior Corneal Power in Eyes With LASIK Using Orbscan II With Magnification Compensation

Arthur C. K. Cheng, MRCS, FCOphth(HK); Thomas Ho, MRCS; Silvania Lau, BSc; Dennis S. C. Lam, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):221-228


Steroid-induced Interface Fluid Syndrome After LASIK

Tomás Moya Calleja, MD; Yolanda Iribarne Ferrer, MD; Sergio Sedó Fernández, MD; Alicia Sanz Jorge, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2009;25(2):235-239

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